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Caribbean Nationals React To Passing Of Anthony Bourdain – The Caribbean Visits

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 8, 2018: Caribbean nationals likes millions of his fans around the world, flocked to social media Friday morning as news broke of the reported suicide of famed chef turned author and travel show host, the ‘No BS, No Holds Barred, No Reservations’ brother, Anthony Bourdain. The New Jersey native, who was found dead ...

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IT’S ON – Caribbean American Congresswoman Agrees To Debate Primary Challenger

News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. June 5, 2018:  The on-again, off-again debate between a New York Caribbean American Congresswoman and her challenger is now on-again! Congresswoman Yvette Clarke of NY’s 9th congressional district, has now agreed to debate her Democratic Congressional Primary challenger, Adem Bunkeddeko, ahead of the June 26th election according to Kings County Politics. Clarke, the daughter of ...

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Marijuana News – Will This New Caribbean Government Follow Canada And Decriminalize Marijuana?

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 8, 2018: A newly-elected Caribbean government says it will consider the issue of decriminalizing marijuana even as Canada on Thursday night voted to approve the legalization of recreational pot with a vote of 56 to 30. The Barbados Labor Party, (BLP), government, made the disclosure this week in the Throne ...

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Latin America – Death Toll From Guatemala Earthquake Passes 100

News Americas, GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, Fri. June 8, 2018: The death toll from Sunday’s powerful earthquake in Guatemala has climbed past 100. As of late yesterday, officials said the death toll was put at 109, according to the Central American country’s disaster and forensic agency. Rescuers were still searching for survivors from the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala ...

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Award Winning Jamaican Jazz Maestro Gets Ready For Busy Round Of Caribbean American Heritage Month Performances

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 7, 2018: Over five decades of performances and more than 70 CDs later, award-winning Jamaican jazz maestro, Monty Alexander, is still thrilling jazz fans and introducing newbies to the genre with style. And this June, he is getting ready to do it all over again, as he gears up for a busy National Caribbean ...

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Two Caribbean Leaders For G7 Summit Today

By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. June 8, 2018: Two Caribbean leaders will be present at this year’s G7 in Canada, even though the Caribbean is not a member of the affluent Group of Seven. Chairman of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping, President Jovenel Moise of Haiti and Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness, are the two Caribbean ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Dancehall Star Spice Apologizes For Fat-Shaming Co-Star

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 8, 2018: Jamaican-born dancehall star Spice is apologizing after fat-shaming a co-star on the show, ‘Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta – Season 7.’ In a recent episode of the show Spice made jabs about hip-hop star Tokyo Vanity’s weight and Vanity attacks Spice for making fun of her size. The ladies begin to brawl with ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – This Caribbean Star Is Part Of A Mega Movie Opening Today

 News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 8, 2018: Caribbean singer turned entrepreneur and actress, Rihanna, is part of the sequel of sorts to the Ocean’s franchise, Ocean’s 8, which opens in theaters today. RiRi was among the movie’s all-female cast including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson and Awkwafina, who graced the premier ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Sting, Shaggy Perform At Stanley Cup

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 8, 2018: There’s no stopping Sting and Shaggy. The former lead singer of the Police and the Jamaica native best known for his 2000 single “It Wasn’t Me,” were the performers at Game 3 of the NHL’s Stanley Cup finals last weekend. The duo perform on the steps of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery ...

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